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Teaching Excellence: The Stuff of Legends

Teaching Excellence: The Stuff of Legends

As the school year begins in the Southfield neighborhood of Detroit, a beloved and devoted teacher, Eliezer Cohen, will not be in his sixth grade classroom. His absence was not expected. Cohen had not missed an hour, much less a day, in the 39 years that he had taught at the local private school. His new students were eagerly anticipating the opportunity to learn from this best teacher as many of their parents had done before them.

 
Video: Teacher Appreciation During Teacher Appreciation Week!

Video: Teacher Appreciation During Teacher Appreciation Week!

Let’s talk about teacher appreciation! Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6th to May 10th 2013 and Teacher Appreciation Day is May 7th. Are you ready to say thank you and recognize the hard working, fantastic teachers in your life? Watch the video and find out Kate’s ideas on the best way to do so!

 
Video: Addressing Low Performing Teachers

Video: Addressing Low Performing Teachers

Video blogger Kate Cohen discusses the “bad teachers” phenomenon. While teacher assessment is a hot debate, it is a fact that there are low performing teachers. Must ineffective teachers be fired? What can be done to improve their performance? Current research shows that it is possible for low performing teachers to improve through methods such as coaching programs! Watch the video to learn more!